We’ll do our best to keep this page up to date with all the latest Castle related schedule info. More is expected to be added over the next week.
Thursday, July 12
When: 3:00 pm
Where: Room 5AB
What: 1982: It was 30 Years Ago Today-Greatest Geek Year Ever!
Castle Connections: Mark A. Altman, Castle co-producer, Season 1
Details: It’s time to stand up and cheer the greatest geek year ever-three decades later with the editors of Geek Magazine Jeff Bond and David E. Williams with screenwriter Ashley E. Miller (Thor, X-Men: First Class), director Robert Meyer Burnett (Free Enterprise, The Hills Run Red), writer Steve Melching (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Transformers: The Series), Steve Kriozere (V.I.P., Elvis Van Helsing), Bill Hunt, Todd Doogan and Dr. Adam Jahnke (The Digital Bits, Geek), and Mark A. Altman (Free Enterprise, Femme Fatales, Castle) to discuss the year that gave us Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Blade Runner, E.T., Tron, Poltergeist, Conan: The Barbarian, The Road Warrior, The Thing, Liquid Sky (Liquid Sky? Really?!?), The Sword and the Sorcerer, Diner, 48 Hours, Dexy’s Midnight Runner’s “Come On Eileen” and many more. What’s your favorite? And can 2012 possibly compare? You be the judge. On second thought, they’ll be the judge. Moderated by Geek Magazine (geekexchange.com).
When: 8:30 pm
Where: Room 6BCF
What: Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Sing Along.
Castle Connections: Musical features Nathan Fillion (no guest appearances announced)
Details: Join the fun as the California Browncoats screen Internet sensation Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog-coming back with call back sheets so you can play along during the screening. Enter our costume contest: horrible prizes awarded to the best version of each character from the show. DO NOT BOUNCE.
Friday, July 13
When: 12:30 pm
Where: Ballroom 20
What: Firefly 1oth Anniversary Celebration
Castle Connections: Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin (S4 Guest Star: “Headhunters”)
Details: Sponsored by The Science Channel in celebration of Firefly’s 10th year anniversary panel includes guests Joss Whedon, NathanFillion, Adam Baldwin, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, and many more for a trip down memory lane, some special surprises, and exclusive Science Channel giveaways.
When: 4:30 pm
Where: Nerd HQ (Offsite, no ticket to SDCC required)
What: Conversations with Nathan Fillion
Castle Connections: Nathan Fillion
Details: More info at www.thenerdmachine.com Tickets required. On Sale Soon.
When: 7:00 pm
Where: Room 7AB
What: And Then What Happened? Serialized Shows that Ended Too Soon
Castle Connections: Jose Molina (Writer, Co-Producer, Castle Season 2)
Details: You saw every episode, you followed every storyline, you hoped against hope that they’d get another season…and they didn’t. What would have happened if the show had kept going? Hear writer/producers Andrew Chambliss (Once Upon a Time), Scott M. Gimple (The Walking Dead), Ian Goldberg (Once Upon a Time), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost), and JoseMolina (The Vampire Diaries) talk about the stories that weren’t to be on such shows as Dollhouse, Flash Forward, Firefly, and The Middleman.
Saturday, July 14
When: 1:00 pm
Where: Indigo Ballroom (Bayfront Hilton)
What: TV Guide Magazine’s Fan Favorites
Castle Connections: Nathan Fillion
Details: Moderated by editor-in-chief Debra Birnbaum, Fan Favorites brings together stars from TV’s hottest shows for a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes scoop. Panelists (subject to change) include Nathan Fillion (Castle), David Giuntoli (Grimm), Joel McHale (Community), Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Maggie Q (Nikita), Matt Smith (Doctor Who), and others.
When: 3:00 pm
Where: Room 24ABC
What: The Write Stuff V
Castle Connections: Jose Molina (Writer, Season 2), Mark A Altman (Co-Producer, Season 1)
Details: Meet the writers and producers who make sci-fi, horror and fantasy entertainment what it is today. Find out the highly classified secrets to getting TV shows made and how to break in and break out in today’s highly competitive broadcast environment, the deep dark secrets (and, more important, fat-free snacks) of the writer’s room-and why network executives actually care about what you say on message boards and Twitter. Includes: Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman, Lost), Ashley E. Miller (Fringe, Transformers, The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Steve Kriozere (NCIS, Femme Fatales), Steve Melching (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Transformers: The Series), Gabrielle Stanton (Haven, The Gates), Dave Simkins (Grimm, Human Target), JoseMolina (Firefly, Terra Nova), Amy Berg (Eureka, Leverage), and Mark A.Altman (Femme Fatales, Necessary Roughness).
When: 8:15 pm
Where: Room 6DE
What: Femme Fatales Revealed: Behind the Scenes of TV’s Newest Hit
Castle Connections: Mark A Altman (Co-Producer, Castle Season 1)
Details: Meet the cast and crew of the cult smash Femme Fatales, based on the bestselling magazine of the same name. Creators/executive producers Mark A.Altman (Necessary Roughness, Castle) and Steve Kriozere (NCIS, Necessary Roughness, V.I.P.) host a panel of the show’s most beautiful and lethal femme fatales along with composer Joe Kraemer and some surprise guests. Also expect giveaways you won’t get anywhere else for the first 100 fans, along with a special sneak preview of the incredible one hour season finale, “Libra,” featuring a new iconic superhero created by the legendary Bob Layton (Iron Man), and a chance to win copies of the new Femme Fatales soundtrack and trading cards.
Sunday, July 15
When: 3:00 pm
Where: Room 7AB
What: Behind the Music with CW3PR: Composers and Singers on Creating the Perfect Sound for TV and Film
Castle Connections: Robert Duncan (Castle Music Composer)
Details: Singer and composer collaborations are essential to the creation of poignant and thrilling moments in TV and film. Learn how these dynamic collaborations work and how a singer’s voice can amplify an original score from composers Trevor Morris (The Borgias), Danny Jacob (Phineas and Ferb), and Robert Duncan (Castle), singers Lisbeth Scott (True Blood) and Laura Dickinson (Phineas and Ferb), and others. Moderated by Phineas and Ferb creators Jeff “Swampy” Marsh and Dan Povenmire.
Other Comic Con & Offsite Activities
Nerd HQ (offsite) “Conversations” panels. Panel with Nathan Fillion Friday 4:30 Details & Ticket purchases coming soon!
Castle Fan SDCC meeting Facebook page
Be sure to mark out places on your map before Comic Con starts so you know exactly where to find what you’re looking for, remember it can take 15 minutes to walk in a straight line from one end of the exhibition hall to the other, it’s huge so you want to get your head around where you’ll be going. This applies to finding your way to panels too, especially offsite events, make sure you know how long it will take to get there and expect to wait in a long line too.
Browncoat Booth: (Booth A-07 A-08). Every year the California Browncoats hit Comic Con to raise money for charity and have lots of fantastic geeky items available for sale, they also have special celebrity signing events throughout the weekend so be sure to follow them on twitter for updates! They may also have some info on the Castle Convention planned for later this year.
QMx Booth they have a special poster/t-shirt of Nathan Fillion like you’ve never seen him before! Great if you’re a fan of sci fi like Firefly, BSG, Warehouse 13, Doctor Who… QMx Also have celebrity signings.
ABC Booth: (Booth 3921 & 3923). Not sure if they’ll have anything Castle related but be sure to go and check them out! Look out for a Castle trading card from Cryptozoic Entertainment at this booth!
Cryptozoic Entertainment Store at 411 Market Street (between 4th and 5th Ave). These are the guys who will release Castle Trading Cards, why not drop by and see if you can find out anything about the upcoming release (tell them we sent you)! Also, look out at the ABC booth for a Castle promo card from Cryptozic.
Marvel Booth: (Booth 2329). Slim chance when they have so much else going on but drop by just in case they have something Derrick Storm related.
Winx Club. If you’re a fan of Molly Quinn stop by the Nickelodeon Booth (#4113). Exclusive Gold Edition Bloom (Molly’s character) dolls will be given away to lucky fans at the Nickelodeon booth at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm every day! Additionally, Limited Silver Edition Bloom dolls will be on sale at the Nickelodeon Booth daily, while supplies last (only 500 available).
Also look out for Molly Quinn who will be wandering around the event, if you see her say hi but please remember to be polite.